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creatures at will. [♪ music ] >> and a warm welcome from me, david foster, to this al jazeera news hour. these are some of the stories we're examining in the next 60 minutes. libya votes prime minister out of office i in the row over a missing oil tanker. >> speculation about terrorism among those passengers on board of the missing malaysian airline jet as the search is expanded.
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>> hello, i'm julie mcdonald with all the latest news from europe, including the real locker by bombers, a new evidence that commissio commissioned palestinian groups to bring down an u.s. plane. and ukraine president vows he's still in charge despite being out of the country. >> well, we begin the news hour with the story that libya's prime minister has been booted out. he has lost the vote of confidence in parliament on the face of it over the escape of a north korean tanker loaded with libyan oil from a rebel-held port. it's also about a fight between islamist groups in parliament and supporters of the wester western-backed former prime minister. lining up behind him rivals, and
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it's all about who controls the country's oil well. >> defying the libyan government and docked on saturday. a rebel-held port to take on oil from a rebel-held field. it's reported to a have loaded 234,000 barrels of crude before sailing off into open seas. it's escape flies in the face of assurances by the prime minister who only a day ago said his government had taken control of the tanker and was escorting it away from rebel territory. >> it is secured and under our complete control. it will move towards the west rarely in the morning. we control this ship and we'll relocate it to one of our harbors, arrest them on board and judge them on court. >> there are conflicting reports on the ship's whereabouts now, but according to a libyan spokesman the navy open fired on the tanker leaving it damaged
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and vessels are now hope to go secure it. but the rebels have a different account. >> the tanker was secured and protected by rebel forces while in libyan waters, and until it reached international waters at which point the accompanying boats retreated into the port. >> either way the whole affair has left the country's leadership in turmoil. this is not the first time that the leadership has been called into question. just over a week ago protesters outside of parliament called for him to stand down. now it's not demonstrated to be responsible for his down fall, but his own government losing a vote of confidence. he has failed to keep control of rebel groups, rebel groups that once helped overthrow muammar qaddafi.
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it's unclear where the north korean tanker is now or where it's heading, but at an u.n. security council meeting on monday the u.n. joined libya saying that any country receiving the shipment would be party to theft. >> al jazeera has seen evidence which appears to support claims that libya was not behind the locker by bombing. >> 25 years ago 259 passengers died when the plane exposed over the town of lockerbie. three years after the attack two libyans were charged in scottish courts. and one of them, a former libyan intelligence agent was found
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guilty of the bombing. he always insisted he was innocent of the bombing and was released on compassionate grounds because of terminal cancer. >> reporter: three years in the making the al jazeera film claims to have provided the most detailed account today to the conviction of the libyan for the lockerbie bombing and to suggest an entirely different and more plausible different answer to the situation. the film was shown at the scottish parliament organized by politicians. they like some of the families members of the victims refuse to believe that the case is closed. >> he was set up as a scapegoat and it's sufficiently clear that that is the case. this film and the work that goes with it collaborate exactly what we thought we knew already. >> reporter: some of the
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narratists of th claim that it s shot down by the u.s. navy as a sell of the popular front the liberation of palestine was commissioned to execute the attack on pan am 3. but an interview with an operation officer who is now under protection say was ordered by iran. >> the decision was made by them that the whole system iran and then confirmed b. >> investigators of the film trying to speak to two of the alleged attackers, who now live in sweden and jordan. neither were prepared to speak on camera. >> reporter: plainly the world has changed measurebly in the 25 years since lockerbie.
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there is no muammar qaddafi to blame. but i will america start a fresh argument with iran when to some degree things are getting slightly better. >> reporter: some say it was politically convenient for the u.k. and u.s. government not to blame syria abou but go after in instead. so exactly how much has changed? >> i know this government has rejected inquiry saying it would be very limited, and the inquiry would take place at the u.k. level when it involves international affairs, things that this parliament does not deal with. at the moment it's still moot. >> reporter: the group said it's intent on launching another appeal process in the coming weeks through the scottish courts. a full quarter of a century
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after lockerbie, a huge wrong that refuses to go away. >> a spokesman for iran's foreign minister has dismissed the claim saying they had seen the report and had rejected it before. all terrorist issues it's clear rejects all actions raising issues when iran has already made it's position clear is strange. joining me now is john ashton who has written a book about why lockerbie still matters. and he was on the research team for three years. thank you for joining us. are we any closer, do you think, to finding out the truth? i mean, we have some of this evidence, this information at the time, didn't we? >> what's interesting about this is it's representing what we've known for years within months of the bombing, all the reports, and i'm talking about u.s. intelligence as well as media reports where the bombing had
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been commissioned by iran and carried out by proximately group. we inch towards the truth, but we may be a long way from knowing exactly who did it, and exactly how they did it. but in general terms we've known for a long time that those are the instigators. >> what do we know about why there was a diversion in the investigation away from the subject of iran? >> well, the official account is that the investigators, the police and the fbi found evidence that led to libya. now, since the trial, that evidence has all fallen apart. now what might have happened in parallel to that but unbeknownst to the scots, the investigating authorities, was that a decision was taken to move the blame away from iran because of america's complex relationship with iran, and because for a long time it
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had--the american government had in its sights libya. >> we heard very little will for investigation. >> yes well, you could argue the scottish authorities have fingers in their ears, and we've dug up evidence that shows that the key evidence that brought libya in this case does not stack up. the forensic evidence falls apart. now the authorities are still pursuing leads supposedly in lib y but no evidence has come out of libya. nothing has surfaced publicly in the near three years that qaddafi is gone that concretely proves that libya's involvement. there is nothing that even points to libya's involvement. >> you would personally put your weight behind a new inquiry?
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>> i would, but both the scottish government and the u.k. government has been opposed to it. >> al jazeera will be showing the version of the film lockerbie of what really happened in two hour's time. now europe is set sanctions, after crimea will vote to split from ukraine and will declare itself an independent if it gets enough support. but the referendum itself is illegal. >> the so-called government of the crimea, the bandits who captured the area by russian
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soldiers. there will need to be dialogue, we're ready, and the territory of crimea which is an integral part of the ukrainian state will prosper. >> u.s. secretary of state john kerry said it's unacceptable that pro russian forces continue to take matters in their own hands in ukraine. they have canceled all flights accept those coming from moscow. they have allowed it to operate normally until now. the ukrainian airplane from kiev to simperofol has been turned back. sending a new team to observe military di employments in ukraine. they'll be focusing on the east and south of the country. they were repeatedly refused into crimea when troops
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surrounding the ukrainian military bases. well, ousted president viktor yanukovych citizen sayss still the chief of the armed forces. >> i've worried about what is happening in ukraine. so-called lawful government, a band of nationalists and neo-nazis are operating in the country. their aim is to take over the government. think about it, they want to take over our army and start a civil war. i would like to ask those representatives from the west are you blind? are you lost your memory? have you forgotten fascism? i would like remind you i'm still the legitimate president and commander in chief of the army. i have not stopped my duties. >> i'll be back a little later, but for now it's back to david. >> rebels in central india have ambushed of group of police
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officers killing 206 them. they were in a remote area where the government struggled to contain a long-running armed insurgency. we have reports now from new delhi. [ sirens ] >> two security personnel arrive at the hospital. they were were attacked while in a remote part of the state. the ambush lasted several hours. more than a dozen security personnel were killed when rebels attacked them with explosives and gunfire. >> 15 officers have been martyred and one civilian has been injured. out of the 15 officers 11 are from the paramilitary force and four are police officers. >> reporter: these are the latest victims of a long-running insurgency that has destabilized the indian state. >> this is the fault of whoever took the area.
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they have not observed the rules. >> fighters have capitalized on a lack of development in the resource-rich state. the rebels say they're defending the rights of farmers and tribal communities who havery maidan poor despite india's moder modernization, and they have encouraged the people join the ranks. they're trying to scare voters ahead of next month's election by deploying more forces to the state. al jazeera, new delhi. >> well, coming up in this news hour in the course of the next 45 minutes. [ baby crying ] >> we report on the mammoth task of vaccinating all of syrian's young refugees against polio.
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>> in nome, alaska, iditarod dog race has ended with photos with two of the top competitors in the sport. >> and in arsenal, we look ahead to tuesday's big champions league matches in sport. michelle bachelei has taken seat in the presidential sash. most leaders in south america attended but nicolás maduro was a notable absentee. we report northwest of the capitol where bachelei was sworn
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in. she is chile's first female president of the senate, and it was her job to place the sashe on michelle bachelei. the president of spain was here, as well as the vice president of the united states joe biden. missing was nicolás maduro, supposedly because of the upheaval in his home country. she will try to make good on her election promises to bring about social changes in her country including free education and redistribution of the country's
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wealth. some of the communist party forms part of her position. >> potentially the c.i.a. violating the intelligence community by removing documents. >> based on what director brennon has informed us, i have grave concerns that the c.i.a. search may well have violated the separation of powers principles embodied in the united states institution, may have constitutional framework essential to effective congressional oversight of bell against activity or any other governmental function. i have asked for an apology. >> the c.i.a. strongly denied
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senatosenator feinstein's alleg. >> nothing could be further from the truth. we wouldn't do that. that's just--that's just beyond the scope of reason. >> more now from washington, d.c. >> as chair of the intelligence committee dianne feinstein is one of the biggest supporters of the intelligence community constantly supporting the surveillance bought ou out by edward snowed den. she said as part of their investigation they found an internal review document which suggested that the c.i.a. had broken the rules, misled congress and the president about the efficacy of torture. but that document suddenly disappeared. that suggested that the c.i.a. had access to the senate
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commuters, and that breaks the constitution. the department of justice is investigating both the c.i.a. but also the senate committee for improperly potentially accessing that document. that's what the c.i.a. alleges. we'll have to wait to see what they come up. meanwhile dianne feinstein said president obama needs to release the document so we can decide whether the law was broken. >> malaysia's military now believes the missing airliner actually changed course and flew hundreds of kilometers to the west after it last made contact with air traffic control. the boeing 777 with 239 people on board vanished from radar screens on saturday. from the malaysian capitol we have the latest. >> reporter: it's a job that requires every bit of concentration, staring into the vast blue expanse hoping to pick up debris or anything that might give a clue to the location of
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the missing malaysian plane. at least 10 countries are involved with the mission. >> further complicating the investigation is the fact that radar picked up by the military indicates the possibility of the plane turning back to kuala lumpur. but investigators made head way on tuesday. malaysian police revealed more information about one of the men who boarded the plane with the stolen austrian passport. >> we believe he is a civilian. we believe he is not likely to be a member any terrorist group, and we believe that he is trying to migrate to germany. >> the police have identified
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him as an 19-year-old iranian, who was hoping to gain asylum in germany. inter pole has identified the other man who traveled with the stolen italian passport as another iranen national. now that authorities have learned more about the two men with stolen passports the link to terrorist incident is thought to be more unlikely. the search teams are still no closer to finding the missing airplane, and as the days go on this search and rescue mission can only turn into a disaster recovery operation. >> a saudi arabian man has been in jail for ten years for insulting the king's leaders on twitter. our saudis were sentenced to eight years in jail after found guilty of encouraging protests online. the death of a teenage boy in turkey has led to fresh
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clashes between protesters and police. tear gas and water canons were fired in demonstrations an in istanbul. >> only 14 years old when he stepped outside of the family home one evening in june last year to buy his family a loaf of bread. but he stepped outside in a demonstration, a demonstration that was part of what was known as protests. there he collected a tear gas canister to the head, went into a coma and never woke up. it's his death that has been protested nationwide to this d day. there has not been a completed investigation into the source of his death but there are bigger issues protests hel were disrupd
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earlier this week. add to the fact that we're in pre-election campaign mode plus the corruption allegations that broke at the middle of december last year, which the government is fighting, that itself has proved that polarizing influence in turkey as well. emotions running high, and the family has called for a mass attendance at the funeral tomorrow. >> the mass polio vaccination drive unway in lebanon after several cases of the disease were confirmed in syria. in lebanese and syrian children are being immunized. >> getting these two drops of polio vaccine in the mouth of every child under the age of five is an enormous undertaking.
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going from tent to tent with the vaccine to carry out this mission. from aleppo she has three children under the age of five. they're all receiving their second round of polio vaccine. she said she takes measures to prevent a polio outbreak seriously. >> i don't wish this to happen to my children. that's why we left syria to protect our children from diseases and polio. this is why we came here. >> each tent housing children who have been vaccinated has been marked. the number of vaccine rounds they have received is also documented. human man tearahumanitarian ageo repeat this in every shelter in communities across lebanon. all children will be vaccinated regardless of their history. >> this is part of the region's largest-ever immunization plan. it was launched after 25 polio
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cases were verified in syria by the government and international health organizations. fierce by syria's neighbors mounted by the outbreak. refugees continued to flee to lebanon every day, and polio does not respect borders. the "world health organization" said its difficult to find where polio got to syria. >> the most serious virus to the one that we've isolated to these children in syria was not found in a person but found circulat circulating in egypt. it wasn't from person, but it was from the sewages. that virus is very similar to or genetically descended from a virus circulating in pakistan. >> polio virus spreads into the environment through an infected child's feces. it can spread rapidly in a
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community that suffers from poor hygiene and sanitation like many of the areas where syrians live in lebanon. it's so contagious a single case can become a health emergency. al jazeera, the valley of lebanon. >> three al jazeera english journalists have now been held in an egyptian prison for 73 days. they were accused of having links with a terrorist organization and spreading false news. al jazeera rejects all of the charges against its staff. still ahead on the news ho hour. we are in central africa republic where people are trickling back into neighborhoods, which were torn apart by sectarian violence. [♪ singing ] >> promise from japan's leaders three years after a devastating earthquake and tsunami. and in sport defending champion
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rafael nadal gets knocked out. we'll have the details later in the program.
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>> you're watching al jazeera news hour. libya's parliament is voted the prime minister out of office. the no confidence move against him came after a tanker full of oil escaping into international waters. al jazeera has uncovered new evidence suggesting that the lockerbie bombing was masterminded by iran and not libya. 270 people died when the pan am jumbo jet exploded over the scottish town 25 years ago. malaysia's military believes the missing airliner changed course to the west after losing contact with the air traffic control. 239 people on board vanished from radar screens on saturday. now more on that top story, the
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ousting of libya's employmen li. since then the government struggled to control rebel groups that helped to kick qaddafi out. the militia has grown in power and influence both militarily and politically. oil revenue has never been able to return to prewar levels largely because oil fields refineries have been seized by rebels. we bring in professor at the university of texas joining us from san antonio, more importantly, a man still considering a run for the presidency of libya, so let me ask you, what would your recipe for control actually be? >> well, strengthening of the national army first of all. the problem right now is not
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really reflective of libya as a whole. it's structurally there is something wrong, and remove today i think is a silly move on the part of congress because the new prime minister form the same pipitfall. they actually prevented him from doing his job. first of all, i think constitutional structure with the government that gives the presidency a certain degree of power which the prime minister does not have right now, and to get things done. this is perhaps the most important recipe. the parliament, it allows for presidents and parliaments presenting the various parts of the country. >> when you said you would strengthen the army, does that mean you would use the armed forces of libya to go up against these militia and start some localized, if you like, civil
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wars within the country? >> no, i don't think civil wars. but i think to talk softly and carry a big stick. the problem with libya right now it doesn't have a military. it's as simple as that. whatever we have it's not under the legitimate job of the prime minister. it's under the parliament. we need power that really can enforce security in the country. the militias are there because of lack of security. >> there is a sense that they are backing up and supporting particular factions within the parliamentary process. is that right? >> that's correct. you have to look at libya. the division between east and
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west. the conflict is ideological. in the west it's much more difficult because even these militias present not even tribes but present regional areas. you see that they're trying to maintain the power in their regions, and this is a very difficult thing to undue. until you have a powerful force at the top who say hey, we can solve the problem. >> we are talking about several thousand barrels of oil being loaded by the militia in this rebel-held area. the more they sell the more money they will receive and the more powerful they will become. >> you have one militia, and
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actually it's not even the militia. he built over the concentration of power, and so he has a lot of supporters, but not everyone supports him. and many are saying that hey, he's going on now. >> was it naive to think that libya would be anything but this? >> i think if you ask any libyan, they wouldn't think that it iwould be what it is now. >> thank you. >> my pleasure. thank you.
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>> in central africa republic are being told to go back to their homes. those who have listened to the call have returned to empty communities. we have this report from the capitol of bangui. >> reporter: french troops patrol this district in bangui trying to cool tempers. this used to be a thriving area where christians and muslims live together. now it's one of the last places in the capitol where muslims have some sense of safety. but if they're caught leaving they could be killed. >> my brother went to the airport to buy a ticket. they grabbed him and killed him in the street and stole all the money. they cut his hands, legs, and heart. >> the cycle of retaliatory
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attacks are still in bangui but there are still many closed stores and streets. people are encouraged to go back to their neighborhoods that were religiously mixed. at this center it's a safe halfway point from the camps on the edge of the city and their homes nearby. there is a lot of gunfire tonight so it's busy. this safe place to sleep is the captain's idea but the french army runs it in partnership with local officials. here tonight with friends. >> if our neighbor there is no security. there are a lot of people committing crimes throwing grenades. that's why we come here. >> now that most of their neighbors are gone they're restricted to small areas and it's very different. >> what could be done for the muslim community? if there is even one left.
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in some districts i can tell through is not even a single muslim. people rose up, but they've gone too far. we're in a very shameful situation. >> and in that situation these christians have come back to their old neighborhood but now there is hardly anyone here to reintegrate with. al jazeera bangui, central african republic. >> rebuilding efforts as the country marks the third anniversary of the devastating earthquake and tsunami in japan. 13,000 people were killed in the disaster that triggered a nuclear meltdown. we go to one of the worst-hit areas. [ bell ringing ] >> reporter: on a fukushima beach a ceremony for the dead. nearly 300 people died here, where the earthquake and tsunami struck three years ago. 37 were never found.
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they pray for the safe passage of their souls. while the local police, as they do on the 11th day of every month, search for their remains. >> the act of searching is important for the bereaved. it makes them feel like they're not forgotten. >> reporter: the reconstruction effort continues. the coast line is ex-extricably changing, and those whose lives were changed permanently on that day three years ago reconstruction is all the more difficult. 33,200 kilometers up the coast another prayer gathering. here, too, the dead remain a presence in the lives of the living. >> i ask her to watch over me. i said i'm sorry that i'm always asking for her favors. that's what i always say to her when i visit. >> reporter: the great earthquake struck at 2:46 in the afternoon of march 11, 2011. it was a magnitude 9 giant.
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it's effects were nothing compared to the tsunami. to the minutthree years to the e tsunami sirens are sounded. it's prime minister speak of recovery. >> there are still many people who can't go home due to the nuclear accident speeding up the process so they can return to a normal life as soon as possible is the only way we can repay the many souls of the victims that watch over us in heaven. >> but if japan is united in remembrance it's divided by its future. in fukushima people fought the reactor which three years on is still leaking radioactive water and undermining trust.
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back on the beach the monks cast prayers for the dead in the ocean as people across the country join their loved ones in remembering them. al jazeera, japan. >> three years there, ten years in spain, and ten years since the madrid train bombings, and we'll get back to julie in london for more on that. >> reporter: thank you. well, 191 people lost their lives when ten bombs in sports bags exploded during rush hour. it was the worst attack of its kind in spain leaving 1,800 people injured. emma hayward has more from madrid. >> reporter: ten years on this was the show of unity. the spanish king, the prime minister, politicians from all sides, and the victims' families coming together for a mass to remember those that decide in the madrid train bombings, an event that tore at the heart of this nation.
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>> ten years after the attacks, one must always be open to forgiveness although only it can be effected when sincere forgiveness is asked for the crimes committed and damage is repaired. >> from the cathedral the victims' families made a pilgrim ragpilgrimage to the city's main park. >> i remember him every, every day. sometimes when we are in family gathers, sometimes i go, hey, where is carlos? why is carlos not at the table? >> reporter: around half a million people travel through madrid's main railway station every day. but a decade ago this city was brought to a halt. ten bombs exploded during the morning rush hour.
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the attack and the government's response to it deepen political divisions that already existed in spain. the government was voted out within days of the attack after wrongly accusing the basque separatist group eta for being behind it. there was a shock and disbelief across spain, and ten years on spaniards struggled to comprehend what happened here. >> close to where the bombs went off a separate memorial, many here are still searching for answers about why their loved ones were targeted. >> we've been left behind without them. it was a very unjust bombing. we didn't know why it happened. we don't know why they did it. they snatched their lives from them, and they destroyed us forever. >> but on tuesday the coming together to show that the victims will never be forgotten, madrid will never be beaten by what happened.
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al jazeera, madrid. >> now there was a time when joining the circus wa would raia few eyebrows but in britain government is giving trapeze artists the same recognition as others in the circus. >> as you can see circus has come a long way since the days of lyon tamers and clowns. today it's more a fusion of dance, acrobatics, balance, and strength. it's also now a big business. this building was once a power station. today it's a space for turning out young people destined for careers in circus. doing it here for 25 years. this is a wheel and charlie is one of the best in the business already. >> like many people, thought how is that a real thing. i found out it certainly is.
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>> the centre was renamed national centre of circus arts. >> this is recognition that circus is an art form just as much as ballet, opera or theater, and we're coming out from the sidelines and taking center stage and gaining a level of legitimacy that perhaps circus has not really had before in this country. >> there was even a government minister on hand to say a few words and pull a cord. modern circus was invented in london over 200 years ago. the hope is that this place will once again put the u.k. at the center of the circus business. it is now the only place in the u.k. that offers a full degree in circus arts. where society is concerned about the fitness levels of its internet-obsessed youth the circus offers an antidote. rebranding this place as the national centre of circus arts is raising its profile and
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raising commercial potential in the circus art form. the government hopes--oh-- once up and running places like this will make it possible for the children of the future to tell their parents they're going to run away and join the circus, and that will sound like a good idea. [ groaning ] >> simon mcgregor, al jazeera, london. >> didn't he do a great job. that is all the news from europe for the moment. >> and you said there were no clowns and we saw one there. coming up on the news hour the manager of the english premier league newcastle is found out that they're headbutting an opposition player. stay with us.
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>> we're off to a town in the arctic circle. it is is not far from nome in alaska, where th the iowa the ig sled race. >> after an incredibly hard going over tough terrain, this is where it ended. the dogs crossed the finish line in the early hours of tuesday. [ cheering ] mere moments later, in the final
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hours they battled for the lead right up to the last moments. he didn't even know he was winning. >> i didn't know until i finished. i thought i was third. which would have been good, too, i would have been happy with that, but i'm a heck of a lot happy area with first. >> he belies the challenges that he and the others faced in racing in nome snow and winds put them in danger. >> we had so much nasty whether. there were times when i parked my sled to look at my dogs, and the sled flew over. it was one step at a time head into the wind. i thought we were going to russia. >> the sentimental favoritally could not have raced any harder. she's known for her tougher, sleeping understand the stars going for longer than others without rest, but it didn't work for the third year in a row she is second a close second, but runner up nonetheless.
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>> ally, how are you doing? >> i feel all right. how are you doing? >> brave words from a courageous competitor, but the look on her face as she walks away with her father says it all. this is heartbreak. but at least she finished, warm temperatures and no snow left some of the roughest trails ever. there were falls, injuries, and broken sleds top competitors withdrew early on in the race. despite everything speed records were set this year over the vast stretches of icy terrain that the teams traversed throughout the competition. simply enduring this race must be accomplishment enough. the top finishers are crossing the line, and others are expected in the days to come. for those who do finish its time to rest for humans and dogs alike, but not for long. there is next year to prepare for as the iditarod tradition
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continues on. al jazeera nome, alaska. >> now time for sport. >> munich bayern know that anything but capitulation in the next how hours. >> arson venger said we expect players to come in for the injured. scoring two goals for the weekend. and they opened the scoring in the victory in the fa cup. back on form and arson venger
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spoke, they scored double than arsenal in this champions league campaign, and they welcome back two of their biggest individuals from injury it's mission possible, let's see. >> well, atletico madrid is hoping to reach the quarterfinals for the first time since 1997 when their coach was playing for them. the spanish side has a 1-0 lead. to england now, newcastle winger has been banned for head putting a player. he was seen pushing his head into the face of a midfielder. the 52-year-old will be banned from stadiums for the first three matches while he'll receive a tough-line ban for the remainder for and fined by the
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league as well as the fine imposed by his club. the referee stopped the game after 55 minutes when trouble broke out around the stadium. the police needed to use tear gas after being attacked by supporters. they were leading 1-0. tennis world number one djokovic will be in action. however the man who replaced him as number one rafael nadal is out. he suffered his second defeat in 2014. >> reporter: rafael nadal has beaten in the final of the open just a few weeks ago. but he faced a media pressure from ukrainians. the world rankings since the start of year and they look on
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as he took the first set 6-3. the world number one to a deciding third set, but knocking out a tiebreaker. >> the only other man to beat nadal this year, the third seat thanks few problems as he advanced to the fourth round. >> recovering to win in three >> it was a great match.
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it was that sort of match where no stage where either of us play well at the same time. >> the defending champion tumbled out in the women's draw as well. >> traveling to the nhl leading team. this comes 4 hours after the game with the columbus blue jackets was abandoned afte aftea play collapsed on the bench. they had a heart problem. he quickly regained consciousness and was taken to a local hospital in a stable condition. he had only played a minute of the game.
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they had a procedure in september to repair an irregular heartbeat. the miami heat has clinched a playoff spot and snapped a three-game losing streak by beating the washington wizards 99-90, lebron james hit his third three pointer in the quarter to give the heat an early ten-point lead. he finished with 23 points. dwyane wade scored 13 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter. to seal the win for miami. lots more sport on our website. check out you can vote there on who you think will win the drivers title in 2014. remember the season begins this weekend in melbourne. >> that is all the sport for now. >> as up-to-date as he possibly could be. thank you very much. thank you for watching the al jazeera news hour.
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i'm david foster. bye bye for now.
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>> the malaysian military is now saying its radar showed the aircraft may have flew hundreds of miles off course in response. the international rescue efforts have been significantly widened. the boeing 777 was carrying 239


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